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Star Trek: Legacy

Platform(s): PC, Xbox 360
Genre: Action
Publisher: Bethesda
Developer: Mad Doc Software

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Five Enterprise Captains Voice 'Star Trek: Legacy' (ALL)

by Rainier on Aug. 14, 2006 @ 2:20 a.m. PDT

Star Trek: Legacy places you in the role of the Admiral of a task force of warships, which you control in small and large-scale battles. Test your strategic and tactical skills in real-time combat featuring authentic spaceships, full damage modeling, and spectacular visual effects. The storyline in Legacy spans the entire Star Trek Universe, including the Original Series, Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, Voyager, and Enterprise eras.

Star Trek: Legacy places you in the role of the Admiral of a task force of warships, which you control in small and large-scale battles. Test your strategic and tactical skills in real-time combat featuring authentic spaceships, full damage modeling, and spectacular visual effects. The storyline in Legacy spans the entire Star Trek Universe, including the Original Series, Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, Voyager, and Enterprise eras. Star Trek: Legacy will be released on Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PC this September.

Taking advantage of next-generation consoles, Star Trek: Legacy features dynamic three-dimensional battlefields with graphically stunning space environments filled with fully realized nebulas, wormholes, planets, and stars. With full multiplayer support, you will be able to choose from small-scale engagements to all-out war involving multiple star systems in addition to tracking stats and player rankings. Star Trek: Legacy is being developed at the studios of Mad Doc Software, creators of the highly successful and critically acclaimed Star Trek Armada II.

"I am delighted to have the chance to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Star Trek with my fellow captains by providing our voices to Star Trek: Legacy," said Shatner. "Bethesda Softworks has done an excellent job in creating an exciting game that stays true to Star Trek's roots and accurately incorporates elements from each series."

"We are absolutely thrilled to have the five actors who portrayed the Star Trek captains take part in this project," said Todd Vaughn, vice president of development, Bethesda Softworks. "Their participation, especially since it takes place during the series' 40th anniversary, will add to the fun and excitement of the game and emphasizes our commitment to provide fans with the most authentic Star Trek experience possible."

The five actors will reprise their roles from their respective series as follows:

  • William Shatner as Captain James T. Kirk from the Star Trek: The Original Series - 1966-1969
  • Patrick Stewart as Captain Jean-Luc Picard from Star Trek: The Next Generation - 1987-1994
  • Avery Brooks as Captain Benjamin Lafayette Sisko from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine -1993-1999
  • Kate Mulgrew as Captain Kathryn Janeway from Star Trek: Voyager - 1995-2001
  • Scott Bakula as Captain Jonathan Archer in Star Trek: Enterprise[tm] - 2001-2005

KEY FEATURES:

  • Spans the entire Star Trek Universe. The Original Series, Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, Voyager, and Enterprise. It’s all here for you to control.
  • Real time Starfleet combat. Engage in large-scale combat with dozens of warships fighting simultaneous battles across vast sections of space.
  • Dynamic three-dimensional battlefields. Beautiful space environments filled with fully realized nebulas, wormholes, planets, and stars. Intuitive controls allow players to quickly select targets and destinations in 3D space.
  • Detailed weapon effects and damage modeling. Weapons searing with energy and charged shields that surge with every hit. Ships with full damage modeling that break apart, strewing debris and sparks.
  • Customizable fleets, ships, and captains. Victories earn Command Points, which are used to personalize your fleet, ships, and captains.
  • Single player Federation campaign. Spanning three full epochs (Enterprise, The Original Series, and The Next Generation).
  • Robust multiplayer with full Xbox Live support. From small-scale engagements to all-out war involving multiple systems. Matchmaking, stat tracking, and player rankings on Xbox Live.
  • Over sixty ships and four playable races. From small scouts and light cruisers to fearsome battleships. Command the powerful fleets of the Federation, Klingon, Romulan, and Borg races. All beautifully rendered with the latest technology.

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